In Wallace Shawn’s “Evening At The Talk House,” only a thin line separates characters from their audience.
‘Venus in Fur’ and ‘A Master Builder’ are two new movies that evoke a strange magic: Both blur the line between fantasy and reality, and both are about the art of acting, writes Ezra Glinter.
Andre Gregory is probably best known for his role in the film ‘My Dinner With Andre.’ A new documentary grants us deeper insight into the fascinating theater guru, minus Wallace Shawn.
This year, Gossip Girl introduced at least four new Jewish characters: Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Isaac Mizrahi and Rachel Zoe. There is also the unseen character, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, whose trans fat ban and restaurant calorie count are presumably what keeps the cast of the show lithe enough to fit into their increasingly ridiculous outfits.
First “Sex and the City” married off its Episcopal princess, Charlotte, to a Conservative Jew, and now “Gossip Girl” is getting an infusion of Yiddishkeit in its blue-blooded veins. In this week’s episode, Park Avenue matron Eleanor Waldorf (Margaret Colin) wedded the mentshlikh Jewish businessman Cyrus Rose (Wallace Shawn) — under a chuppah, Hebrew vows and all.